Just northwest of the main Mount Barr pluton is a biotite hornblende quartz diorite pluton near Hicks Lake. Rainier National Park. The locations are shown on sub-area maps in the Map section of this document. Pass on the Boundary Trail in October 2004, was great. We camped at Quartz Lake in 1996 but not this trip. ... to Ramon Lakes then Quartz Lake… It represents an offshoot of the main Mount Barr pluton. Many of these spots are open to public fishing. And then, like a miracle, we step out of the Pasayten Wilderness and into the Ross Lake NRA. streams, and key interest areas in the Pasayten Wilderness and the portion of the Lake Chelan-Sawtooth covered by the Okanogan National Forest Plan (portion on the Methow Valley Ranger District). If you see a lake name that is duplicated within Okanogan County, then try to narrow it down using the name of the USGS topo map which is usually a prominent place or city nearby. Above is a map and a list of the lakes in Okanogan County, . There were several unmarked side trails which I mistook as the Quartz Lake Trail. Fishermen can visit Corral Lake, Crow Lake, Quartz Lake, Sheep Lake, and Ramon Lake. After finishing our day hike around Sheep Mountain, we moved camp to Quartz Lake. Almost to the Boundary Trail - Greg and Danny looking back along the west side of Sand Ridge - you can see the trail as it traverses the ridge. The other hike is probably atleast as far, its off Sunrise point, in Mt. This trail has any good views of the Pasayten from different angles. Clearly, this area has more to offer than an official map would show. Manning Park Resort 7500 Highway 3, Manning Park. I got confused for a while at the unmarked junctions around Quartz Lake. From the trailhead four passes must be crossed to reach Sheep Mountain area. Here, in this rather small and inaccessible lake, at least 20 miles from the nearest road, I caught this: As you can tell by the cut up tail, this 15” Rainbow is a recent stocker. It’s like walking in a park. There is also a nice camp in the meadows below. Which held a surprise. A 60 to 90 m (200 to 300 ft) wide dike, composed of granophyric hornblende plagioclase porphyry, is situated between quartz diorite of the Hope Plutonic Complex and Eocene conglomerate. This photo was taken near waypoint 15. enlarge 395KB, 1024x662 59 crazy96f Day 5 Map: Quartz Lake to Ashnola Shelter Quartz Lake (16.1km) Local Feature A Nearby feature worthy of being marked on a map.. Pasayten Cabin (16.6km) Baker Brown Cabin (16.8km) Rainy Camp (18.4km) Harrison Camp (18.6km) Accommodation around Flat Top Mountain. At this point, our camp at Quartz Lake was a little less than 1.5 miles away. The trails become clean and brush free. ... the one I’d failed to find on the west side of the Pasayten, the Hidden Lakes Trail descended to the river level and disappeared into grass, blowdowns, and moderate trees. North of Larch Pass there are many opportunities for scenic ridge-walking. 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